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Pediatrics Postdoctoral Position

Summary

NIH-funded postdoctoral position is available in the Department of Pediatrics. The laboratory of Dr. Arshad Rahman investigates molecular signaling pathways critically involved in vascular inflammation and endothelial barrier dysfunction associated with acute lung injury (ALI). The project will utilize multidisciplinary approaches ranging from biochemical, cellular, and molecular biology to in vivo gene delivery and lung physiology are used to study pulmonary endothelium responses during acute and chronic lung inflammation/injury.

Qualifications

Qualified applicants should have a recent PhD or MD/PhD degree. The successful candidate is highly motivated, has effective bench, leadership and interpersonal skills; works well in a team-oriented culture and has effective oral and written communication skills. Salary is commensurate with experience and based on current NIH guidelines.

Special Skills Required

Scientists with strong research experiences in cell culture and animal work using mouse models. Expertise in biochemical, cell and molecular and cellular biology techniques including western blotting, ELISA, flow cytometry, qPCR, lentiviral-mediated gene transfer, immunofluorescence, confocal microscopy and gene expression analysis is required.

Excellent communication skills and fluency in spoken and written English is required.

Proven ability to publish and present research data is required.

How to Apply

Interested applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a brief statement of interests and major accomplishments, along with the names and contact information of three references by email to Arshad Rahman, Ph.D. Review of application will begin immediately.

The University of Rochester, an Equal Opportunity Employer, has a strong commitment to diversity and actively encourages applications from candidates from groups underrepresented in high education.